Oral contraceptives (OCs) mimic ovarian hormones. Once ingested, they inhibit the release of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) by the hypothalamus, thus inhibiting the release of the pituitary hormones that stimulate ovulation. OCs also affect the lining of the uterus and cause the cervical.
For adjunct treatment of partial seizures with or without secondary generalization. NOTE: Under adjunctive therapy (with and without enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs), clearance decreases when age increases such that children aged 2 to younger than 4 years may require up to twice the oxcarbazepine dose per body weight compared to adults and children aged 4—12 years may require .
Women going through the transitional phase of perimenopause may need help dealing with the body's reaction to the slightly decreased levels of the ovarian hormone estrogen.